Mechanical Engineer

£22000.00 - £350000.00 per annum
04 Apr 2012
02 May 2012
Sarah Bartholomew

Mechanical Engineer
The company
A specialist company in the design and manufacture of Hydraulic heavy lifting equipment . Products include hydraulic rams, strand jacks, power packs , control systems, cranes and complete lifting systems.

The Role
This is a practical position working within the Operations team to
Assist with the technical aspects of equipment manufacturing projects. Provide offsite and onsite technical support and training to Customers in the installation, commissioning, use and maintenance of our equipment.

Main Responsibilities and Duties

Assist in the review of hydraulic systems, and control systems to confirm they comply with a brief / specification (UK office based). Assisting in writing of factory testing procedures (UK office based). Preparing training material. Writing of technical literature to accompany equipment (Operation and Maintenancemanuals) (UK office based).Provide on-site support to train Customer's staff in the installation, commissioning,operation and maintenance of our equipment. Providing Customer support by telephone or email (UK office based).Undertake R&D projects in our UK workshop (UK workshop based)Assist the Operations Director with day to day tasks. Work in accordance with the Company's 9001, 14000, 18000 accreditedmanagement system.

Qualifications and Experience
Degree in mechanical or electrical engineering (or equivalent subject) or suitable equivalent
industry training and experience
Good communicator - both written and verbal
Willing to travel globally for short periods to provide on-site training and support relating to
Good IT skills, able to use Word, Excel, basic photo manipulation.
Good technical writing skills
Able to work on multiple projects
Driving Licence
Practical experience with mobile or industrial hydraulic systems.

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